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Friday, June 13, 2008

Fred Thompson drives a stake...

right through the heart of the Boumediene 5's logic... key section:

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It is truly stunning that this court has seen fit to arrogate unto itself a role in the most important issue facing any country, self-defense, in a case in which Congress has in fact repeatedly acted. This was not a case where Congress did not set the rules; it did. But the court still decided – in the face of overwhelming precedent to the contrary – to intervene. This decision, or course, will allow for "President Bush Is Rebuffed” headlines, the implication being that the Administration was caught red-handed violating clearly established Constitutional rights when in fact the Administration, and the Congress for that matter, followed guidelines established by the Supreme Court itself in prior cases.

People can disagree over whether Congress got it right, but at least members have to face the voters. What remedy do people have now if they don’t like the court’s decision? None. If that thought is not enough to cause concerned citizens to turn out on Election Day to elect a new president, then I don’t know what will be.

1 comment:

Winghunter said...

THIS, as is every subject and issue Fred has talked about or instructed us in, is what a president is about and is defined by.

THIS is what a president speaks out about America but, I'm usre you're not paying attention as usual.